The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +8.75%
GSM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 104 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.40% 19.85% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 101 57
Median salary £27,500 £33,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

GSM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region.

GSM Salary Trend in Lancashire